Ukrainian startup search tutoring Preply opens office in Barcelona

Online marketplace Preply, designed to search for local and online tutoring, in January of 2019 opens office in Barcelona.

The company plans to create 100 jobs, plans to hire professionals in all fields of digital marketing.

At Preply, the expected growth of the market of online tutoring to $46 billion. Now the company has more than 10 thousand of Tutors, who teach 40 languages 100 thousand users from 160 countries.

We will remind, Preply platform search Tutors start in 2013. The year before the team developed the project as the auction Skype-tutoring for tests SAT/ACT, did the program in a business incubator EastLabs.

In 2013 Preply raised $150 million investment.

After participating in the Techstars acceleration program Berlin in 2015 income an educational startup Preply many times increased, and the number of staff has increased five times. It has become a subject of interest to the project by well-known investors and venture capitalists, who took the next seed round. In 2016, it has attracted more than $1.3 million.

In the summer of 2017, the startup team was held in the famous American incubator TechStars and spent 3 months in its European division in Berlin.

In July 2018, the startup raised $4 million, the main investor is a German venture capital Fund Point Nine Capital.

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